Prescottia gracilis Schltr.

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 51 (1920)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Colombia to S. Venezuela. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Colombia, Venezuela

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2019). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 2: 1-467. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Azevedo, C. & van den Berg, C. (2007). Lectotypifications in Prescottia (Orchidaceae-Orchidoideae). Kew Bulletin 62: 651-655. [Cited as Prescottia oligantha.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Prescottia oligantha.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Szlachetko, D.L. & Kolanowska, M. (2019). Materials to the Orchid Flora of Colombia 2: 1-467. Oberreifenberg : Koeltz Botanical Books.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • WCVP (2021). World Checklist of Vascular Plants, version 2.0. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcvp.science.kew.org/ Retrieved 28 April 2021

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0